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Original report, published Saturday, October 5, 2019, at 9:39PM EDT.
While not much is known at this time, an accident has occurred aboard the Disney Skyliner transportation system at the Riviera Resort Station.
— Ada (@Ada58974405) October 6, 2019
A pile of broken plexiglass is seen scattered on the floor beneath the gondola in the short clip above.
The photograph shows a pileup of gondolas at the Riviera Resort Disney Skyliner Station heading towards Epcot. An Instagram post from a guest stuck on the Skyliner indicates that they have been stuck in the air for over an hour already:
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We have been stuck on the Disney Skyliner for over an hour hanging in the sky with no explanation, and now the fire trucks are here and they’re emergency crew are putting on harnesses. What is going on???!!! #waltdisneyworld #disneyskyliner #gondola @waltdisneyworld @wdw_guests #waltdisneyworld #wdw #disney #disneyworld #disneyig #disneylife #disneyparks #disneyAP #goodedisneydays #thegoodelife #disneyfans #disneyfan #disneyinstagram
Another angle of the incident was found on twitter:
— Thanos⁶⁹ (@galxty) October 6, 2019
— Aaron Murray (@WaltyDis) October 6, 2019
Evacuations are currently underway as emergency crews clear out each gondola individually.
Stretchers are being seen rolled out near the evacuation site.
They are evacuating people from the car behind us. We are right at the France expansion i bound to Epcot pic.twitter.com/Wo63d5gvhS
— UTSki (@JSkizer4351) October 6, 2019
We will keep you updated as more on this breaking story becomes available. Disney reports that no guests were injured in the accident.
If you’re new to the Disney Skyliner system, it opened just this past Sunday, September 29th to mixed reviews. Early images of inside emergency black box kits revealed that the kits contained glow sticks, packaged water, and human waste containers.
Featured Image: @Ada58974405 on Twitter